If you don't know the song in the trailer for Kingsman: The Golden Circle , don't tell your grandfather. It's "My Way," the signature song of Frank Sinatra, and you've undoubtedly heard it if you've ever listened to oldies radio or stepped within a six-mile radius of New York City. And although the song seems inherently American, it actually makes a lot of sense for the Kingsman sequel. In , Sinatra released his version of the song on the album of the same name, and it reached No. But it took on a life of its own in the U. Back in , The Guardian reported that the single was the most popular contemporary song played at British funerals, sending off 80, Britons each year.
Which classic song set the tone for Kingsman: The Golden Circle in its first trailer? Director Matthew Vaughn began his career as a producer, working with director Guy Ritchie on movies like Snatch. Vaughn took over directing Layer Cake when Ritchie had to pass and he hasn't stopped since. He went on to helm X-Men: First Class in - which reinvigorated that particular series - and also directed cult favorite Kick-Ass. That latter project was adapted from a graphic novel by writer Mark Millar, and the pair reunited for 's Kingsman: The Secret Service. It also featured a great supporting cast, including Samuel L. Jackson Captain Marvel and Colin Firth. It proved to be a surprise smash hit worldwide too, and sequel Kingsman: The Golden Circle quickly followed in
Opulent backdrops beautifully frame the main characters as they move throughout the montage of scenes in the trailer, all perfectly tracked by Ozzy Osbourne's unforgettable vocals, written to shed light on the dire and corrupt situation in Vietnam with shady business practices and disinformation being spread to Americans. While all that sounds very serious, the trailer shows the film is still part comedy, part secret agent thriller. The King's Man exists as a prequel to the British-American Kingsman franchise, a pair of films titled Kingsman: The Secret Service and Kingsman: The Golden Circle that center around the goings-on of a fictional secret service organization based on a comic books series of the same name. Two more tentative films are scheduled to follow in the series, but no release dates have been set. Skip to main content. Black Sabbath.
The track also peaked on the lower ends of the Czech Republic and Slovakian digital singles charts. Azalea first announced the song in September , in one of many tweets she made where she discussed Reclassified , one in-particular reading "Me and Ellie Goulding have a nice little numberrrr together on there. She recalled one meeting, "she played it for me and I was in love with it and just felt it was so kind of appropriate for this to be our collaboration", because it "brings out something different in both artists that you don't usually see. Fans reacted badly, leading to Azalea releasing a statement explaining that test audiences had preferred "Trouble" over "Heavy Crown", and that the duet with Goulding was not "formatted for pop or rhythmic radio". Kevipod from Direct Lyrics described the song as "the most-anticipated track" from Reclassified , writing "love the contrast between the menacing, raucous Iggy Azalea verses to the vulnerable Ellie choruses".